Category Archives: Ladakh

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Best of Leh

A road trip through the great Himalayan mountains and the exotic valleys of Kashmir. Continue reading

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Just got Leh’d

Warning: This story is a time killer. It has a detailed blog on the road trip to Ladakh with information on what happened every day. If you don’t have enough time, you may check out the Best of Leh page, … Continue reading

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A fiasco to begin with

Day 1/15 – Delhi Delhi is one of the oldest metros in India and has quite a history. Not to forget the nature of a lot of people who wait for you to make the slightest mistake for them to … Continue reading

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Fighting against the odds

Day 2/15 – Delhi to Mandi – 500 kms – 3 AM to 8:30 PM It was 2:30 in the morning. Those in the bed got up and joined the rest in the final packing and loading. Refreshing and gearing … Continue reading

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Stuck at the foot hills

Day 3/15 – Mandi to Manali – 100 kms – 3:30 AM to 6:45 AM We had no issues having a dreamless sleep. Everyone was that tired and sleepless. It would have been nice to have a few extra minutes, … Continue reading

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Optimistic and vanishing into serenity

Day 4/15 – Manali to Bharathpur – 198 kms – 4 AM to 7 PM The early morning packing took us a while since we had never packed fuel on the saddle. We also had to ensure that Allen stayed … Continue reading

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A day of surprises

Day 5/15 – Bharathpur to Pang – 100 kms – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM I’d told the folks the previous night that the alarm bells would be ringing by 4 in the morning and we need to be riding … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Day 6/15 – Pang to Leh – 180 kms – 8:30 AM to 4 PM We woke up to the kerosene fumes from the cooking area. It added up to the energy drain we were experiencing, making it even harder … Continue reading

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The place called Leh

Day 7/15 – Leh This was a relaxed day in the entire ride. We didn’t have deadlines to get up and get ready. We could stretch a little in the beds waking up late having having a relaxed breakfast. Our … Continue reading

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Magical Waters

Day 8/15 – Leh to Pangong Tso and back – 300 kms – 6:30 AM to 8 PM We were ready early in the morning as planned. We had very little to pack. All that we needed was some extra … Continue reading

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